Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service

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Welcome to our Christmas Eve Service. Please click or tap on the YouTube link below for our opening hymn – “O Come All Ye Faithful” https://youtu.be/1tM5pwvUGMI

Please click or tap on the play arrow on the video below for the greeting and prayer by Pastor Dave, lighting of the Advent Wreath by Sue and “The First Noel” as pre-recorded by Zion’s organist, Janet at Zion, St. Agatha.

The First Noel – ELW # 300 – The first Noel the angel did say, was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay; in fields where they lay, keeping their sheep, on a cold winter’s night that was so deep. Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel! Born is the King of Israel.

Please click or tap on the play arrow on the video below for the scripture read by Pastor Bob (Luke 2:1-20) and Christmas Eve story (The Donkey) written and narrated by Lisa and recorded at St. James, Perth East.

Please click or tap on the play arrow on the video below to listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” played by St. James’ organist, Kathryn.

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – ELW #270: Hark! The herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn king peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled.” Joyful, all you nations, rise’ join the triumph of the skies; with angelic hosts proclaim, “Christ is born in Bethlehem!” Hark! The herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn king!”

Please click or tap on the play arrow on the video below for the song “Away in a Manger” played by Sue, the prayers by Pastor Dave, lighting of the candles by Keith, and “Silent Night” played by St. Mark’s organist, Nancy at St. Mark’s, Wellesley.

Please sing along – Away in a Manger – ELW #277 and Silent Night, Holy Night! – ELW #281

Please open the link below for our closing song.

“Go Tell it on the Mountain” – https://youtu.be/xdjYt51Ysr8

We hope you have enjoyed our Christmas Eve Service and wish you Peace, Joy, Hope and Love. Please join us again for our Christmas Day Service.